• Bear Valley Community Healthcare District Foundation


    Non-Profit Organization

    About Us

    The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District Foundation was formed in December, 1996 as an ongoing source of fundraising and public relations for the Healthcare District. We are proud to work alongside our donors; volunteers; physicians and employees; and our friends in the community who have contributed significant resources over the years to help Bear Valley Community Hospital to achieve the vision “to be the premier provider of emergency medical and healthcare services in our Big Bear Valley”.

    Hospital Foundation Purpose
    The purpose of the Foundation is to generate charitable giving and to identify ways to use donations to improve and enhance the Bear Valley Healthcare District as it strives to provide more comprehensive medical care and emergency services for the Big Bear Valley.

    All gifts, and gifts-in-kind, are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the law. Tax ID# 33-0714985 501(c)3.

    DONATE TODAY! To contribute a donation, please make your check payable to: the BVCHDF and mail to: P.O.Box 6142, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315. To make a donation by credit card, please call the Foundation and leave a message at (909) 683-0335.

    2018 Board Members
    • Holly Elmer, President - fuddskier@yahoo.com
    • Donna Pappas and Connie Friel, Co-VP
    • Lynda Lacayo, Secretary
    • Drew Pappas, Treasurer


    Foundation Directors
    Foundation members working on their year-end appeal for donations.
    December Foundation meeting
    Thank you to First Mountain Bank for your $10K donation to the Foundation. Pictured are Debbie Richardson, Senior Vice President, FMB and Foundation President Holly Elmer.